Gérard Corbiau (French: [kɔʁbjo]; born 19 September 1941) is a Belgian film director.

Gérard Corbiau
Gérard CORBIAU au festival du film Historique de Waterloo en octobre 2014.jpg
Born (1941-09-19) 19 September 1941 (age 78)

Corbiau was born in Brussels, Belgium. He is best known for his costume dramas about music, Le maître de musique (1987), Farinelli (1994) and Le roi danse (2000). Two of them (Le maître de musique and Farinelli) were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1] He lives in Belgium and is working on several projects.


  1. ^ "The 61st Academy Awards (1989) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 20 August 2015.

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